Which stores and establishments are open on Thanksgiving?

If you need any last-minute Thanksgiving ingredients, your options on Thursday will be limited. Reservations are also required for dinner at several restaurants that are open on Thanksgiving. If you want to know which stores are open and closed, check out our full list here!

What establishments are closed on Thanksgiving?

Libraries and government offices in Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough counties are closed Thanksgiving and Friday.

As is the case with all federal holidays, the U.S. Postal Service will not deliver mail on Thursday. Mail delivery will resume Friday.

The New York Stock Exchange observes U.S. holidays, so the stock market will be closed on Thanksgiving.

And here’s a list of the closed stores:

  • Publix
  • Winn-Dixie
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Mazzaro’s Italian Market
  • ALDI
  • Best Buy
  • BJ’s
  • Costco
  • Home Depot
  • HomeGoods
  • Ikea
  • JCPenny
  • Kohl’s
  • Lowe’s
  • Macy’s
  • Marshalls
  • Michaels
  • Petco/Petsmart
  • Sam’s Club
  • Target
  • T.J. Maxx
  • Walmart
  • Walgreens

What stores are open on Thanksgiving?

Busch Gardens opens at 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, and the park has already unveiled its Christmas Town entertainment lineup, with the entire park illuminated.

The Moroccan Palace Theater will host four performances of the Christmas on Ice holiday ice skating extravaganza that day.

And here’s a list of the open stores:

  • CVS: All 24-hour CVS Pharmacy locations will be open. Select stores will have reduced hours.
  • Dollar General: Locations in most areas will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Starbucks: Locations will be open on Thanksgiving and Black Friday.
  • Whole Foods: Holiday hours may be limited, stores may close early.
  • Fresh Market: Open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Sprouts Farmers Market: Open 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Major shops like Target, Best Buy, Walmart, and Walgreens are giving their staff the day off (for the first time in company history), despite the fact that they are gearing up for Black Friday shopping the next day.

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